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Hundreds still await Harvey assistance answers

Homeowners are seeing incremental progress on assistance programs, though most are still waiting for answers and inspections.

Galveston business owner demands city cease Mardi Gras closures

After businesses complained about their customers' access during the pre-Lenten festival, one owner files a legal letter to the city about his concerns. 

Cities object to state property tax reform draft

As the draft bill gathers steam in Austin, cities worry the proposal will hamper growth and curtail city services. 

Local Sports

Intriguing matchups lurk in busy playoff hoops schedule

With eight boys basketball teams entering the UIL playoffs and one girls team among those competing in the regional quarterfinals, there wi…

Locals shine at Dickinson High tennis tournament

Dickinson not only hosted but boasted at the Gators' 2nd annual Invitational Tennis Tournament on Friday.

Adding to the list of great things about golf

The rain began to fall just as we started the Sunday round on an already soggy course. (Aren’t they all right now, excepting the Galveston …

Opinion

There's more to schools than standardized tests scores

Some well-meaning parents might be putting a little too much stock in standardized test scores as they petition against Clear Creek Indepen…

Super Bowl and its commercials pretty much a bust

For several years I’ve taped the annual Super Bowl game, not because I’m a football fan, which I’m not, but because of the commercials.

Hall Elementary School has a lot of heart

As a parent whose children have thrived at Hall Elementary for almost six years, I'm dismayed and quite shocked at the portrayal of our won…

Weather Today

Windy, with thunderstorms. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the low 50s.

Today

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Windy, with thunderstorms. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the low 50s.

Humidity:91%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:E at 20 mph
Chance of Rain:80%
UV Index:3 Moderate
Sunrise:06:54:54 AM
Sunset:06:11:42 PM

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